This call for papers may be of interest


**Apologies for cross posting**

Dear all

The deadline for the contribution of papers for the First International
Workshop on New Developments in Digital Libraries (NDDL 2001) has been
extended until 25th January 2001.

Below are the details of the workshop.


Best regards,
Pedro Isaias
Workshop Chair

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                        JULY 6-7, 2001  -  SETÚBAL, PORTUGAL
                                In conjunction with
ICEIS 2001

* Workshop Background and Goals
The Digital Library field is an evolving one. New developments appear every
day in the area and within related areas. This workshop intends to focus in
application areas following the ICEIS interest to join university level
research to company implementations.

This workshop will serve as a forum to gather researchers, practitioners,
students and anyone that works or studies the field. The workshop will
expose new developments, and hopefully provide exchange of ideas and
discussion on specific areas.

The workshop won't be finished when it ends - a web site will be created to
continue gathering people, conveying information and discussing ideas on
Digital Libraries topics.

* Topics of interest include, but are not limited to
- Software Agents
- Metadata Issues
- Digital Library Prototypes
- Systems Interoperability
- Evaluation Issues
- Searching and Browsing
- Multimedia Libraries
- Digital Library Development Frameworks
- Studies of Digital Library Usage
- Practical Results from R&D Projects

* Format of the Workshop
The workshop will comprise of  invited talks and  oral  presentations.  The
proceedings of the workshop will be published in the form of a book.

* Submission of Papers
Prospective  authors are invited to submit papers  for oral  presentation
in any  of the areas listed above. Only  full papers in English will be
accepted, and the length of the paper should  not  exceed  10 pages  (5000
words).  Instructions for preparing the manuscript (in Word and Latex
format) are available at the ICEIS web site (see below). Postscript/RTF
versions of the manuscript should be sent electronically to the workshop
secretariat (see e-mail below).

* Important Dates
Full Paper Submission: 25th January 2001
Author Notification: 15th March 2001
Final Camera-Ready Submission and Registration: 5th April 2001

* Conference Location
The workshop will be held at the Escola Superior de Tecnologia of the
Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal. Setúbal is located at the south bank of
Tagus river, about 50 km from Lisbon.

* Secretariat
ICEIS Secretariat - The First International Workshop on New Developments in
Digital Libraries
Rua Vale de Chaves - Estefanilha,
2914-508 Setúbal - Portugal
Fax:  +351 265 721 869
Tel: +351 265 790 000
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Pedro Isaias
Universidade Aberta
(Portuguese Open University), Portugal
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Program Committee:

Steve Jones
University of Waikato,
New Zealand

Enrico Motta
The Open University, UK

António de Sousa da Câmara
Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal

Geoffrey C. Bowker
University of California San Diego, USA

Joaquim Filipe
Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal, Portugal

Hanne Albrechtsen
Risoe National Laboratory, Denmark

Jens-Erik Mai
University of Washington, USA

Nuno Guimarães
Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal

Gert Fieguth
Fachhochschule Kehl, Germany

Wendy P. Lougee
University of Michigan, USA
European Commission on Preservation and Access (ECPA)
P.O. Box 19121, NL-1000 GC  Amsterdam,
visiting address: Trippenhuis, Kloveniersburgwal 29, NL-1011 JV  Amsterdam,
The Netherlands
tel. +31 - 20 - 551 0839   fax  +31 - 20 - 620 4941

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